Cars

Consumer Reports Reveals the Best Used Cars and Ones to Avoid
Used Car Standouts from the 2004 through 2013 Model Years YONKERS, NY — With prices at historic highs – even for models with high mileage and seemingly excessive wear – and with so many vehicles from which to choose, shopping...

2014 Car Brand Report Cards: Acura & Audi Jump to Join Lexus at the Head of the Class
YONKERS, NY — Luxury brands rule the roost this year as Acura and Audi moved up a few spots to join Lexus with the top three highest scores in Consumer Reports’ annual car brand report cards. A perennial top scorer,...

Ram 1500 & Tesla Model S among New Winners in Consumer Reports’ 2014 Top Picks List
Ram 1500 pickup first Chrysler model to make list in 16 years YONKERS, NY — In its annual Top Picks list, Consumer Reports has crowned four new vehicles—the Hyundai Santa Fe, Ram 1500, Subaru Forester, and Tesla Model S—with the...

Toyota, Ford, Honda & Chevrolet Dominate Consumer Reports 2014 Car-Brand Perception Survey
Subaru and Tesla surge into top 10 YONKERS, NY — Consumers continue to distinguish Toyota, Ford, Honda, and Chevrolet as the leading brands overall, but several others, including Tesla and Subaru, are moving up the rankings, according to Consumer Reports’...

Consumer Reports Names Toyota Prius Best New-Car Value for Second Year in A Row
Nissan Armada ranked lowest overall in CR’s annual Best- & Worst-Value Ranking YONKERS, NY— Consumer Reports finds the Toyota Prius to be the best overall value for the automotive dollar and the Nissan Armada the worst in its annual Best...

Tesla Model S Takes the Top Spot in Consumer Reports Car Owner-Satisfaction Ratings
Audi A6, Mazda6, Dodge Charger V8, Volkswagen Golf TDI top their categories YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports annual owner-satisfaction survey generally finds the cars that inspire the strongest consumer loyalty are typically vehicles that are either fun to drive, deliver...

Consumer Reports Annual Auto Reliability Rankings: Japanese Dominance Cracks as Audi, Volvo & GMC Secure Spots in Top 10
In-Car Electronics Prove to be Achilles Heel for Many Models in Survey YONKERS, NY—Japanese brands have historically been known for building some of the most reliable vehicles in the world. But Consumer Reports 2013 Annual Auto Reliability rankings show that...

Infiniti Q50 & Lexus IS 250 Miss the Mark in Consumer Reports' Tests 
IS 250 Scored Too Low to be Recommended YONKERS, NY— Two promising upscale sedans, the redesigned Infiniti Q50 and Lexus IS 250, fell short in Consumer Reports’ tests and wound up near the bottom of the rankings—below competitors from BMW,...

Consumer Reports: Chevrolet Silverado Is Top Truck, but Ram 1500 Makes For a Better Daily Driver
Showdown between the Silverado 1500 & Ram 1500 was neck-and-neck YONKERS, NY— In a heavy-metal duel between two top pickup trucks, the Chevrolet Silverado 1500’s “Excellent” road-test score makes it Consumer Reports’ top-rated truck. But testers point out that the...

Chevrolet Impala Is First Domestic Car to Top Consumer Reports Sedan Ratings in Two Decades
Outscores luxury competitors costing as much as $20,000 more YONKERS, NY — With a phoenix-like turnaround, the revamped 2014 Chevrolet Impala has changed the landscape of Consumer Reports ratings by earning the top spot overall for all sedans—and taking a...

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